Newton Free Library FREE Family Event: Sat, Sept 8, 2-4

free Cabots ice cream, Newton Free Library

FREE Family Event with Free Ice Cream and Live Animal Presentation The Trustees, Friends and staff of the Newton Free Library invite patrons to a special community celebration on Saturday, September 8. The festivities will be held in front of the library at the Homer Street entrance (or in Druker Auditorium in case of rain) […]

June Happenings in Newton

We all know that June is the busiest month – end of school picnics, concerts, birthday parties and field trips to say nothing of portfolio mornings and graduations (and graduation parties, of course). Distract yourself with something fun and centering, like a yoga class with Bea Abascal at L’Aroma Cafe (Monday mornings at 9:30) or […]

Book and Author Luncheon with Dennis Lehane and Mitchell Zuckoff

Newton Library Book and Author, Mitchell Zuckoff, Dennis Lehane

The Friends of the Newton Free Library is hosting a book and author luncheon benefit event. When: Friday, May 11, 2012 with a cash bar (wine) 11:00 am. Luncheon 12:00 pm. Speakers and Book Signing will follow the luncheon. Where: Ballroom, Newton Marriott Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue at Route 128, Newton, MA Dennis Lehare    Mitchell Zuckoff Who: Featured Speakers are Dennis […]

Newton Library Employee Arraigned on Child Porn Charges (Link Roundup)

Newton library worker Peter Buchanan was lead into Newton District Court… (Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe) I Love Newton

image Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe   When it rains, it pours, apparently. “One week after a Newton elementary school teacher was arrested on child pornography charges, a Newton Free Library staffer has been arraigned on similar charges in Newton District Court.” from Newton Patch “For the second time in two weeks, residents of Newton, which touts its […]

Spring Fling: An Evening for Library Lovers Benefiting Newton Free Library, March 31, 6:30 pm

Newton Free Library MA Spring Fling Library Fundraiser Meet Authors I Love newton ILoveNewton.com ILoveNewton

Mindy Kaling will not be able to make the Spring Fling due to a scheduling conflict. Mindy Kaling, author and actress on “The Office,” will be one of our honored authors this year. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? More Honored Authors: Mix & mingle with hosts Tom Ashbrook and Bill Novak, distinguished authors, friends, and library lovers […]

Newton Libraries: Main & 2 Branches Run by Volunteers

The Newton Free Library, located at 330 Homer Street (across the street from City Hall). It has (among other things) museum passes, a great audio/visual department, a wonderful children’s room, great gallery space, a good-sized auditorium, and, of course, books.